Hasina visits Bangladeshi writer Zafar Iqbal in hospital

Dhaka, March 5 : Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday visited writer Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, who was stabbed by an attacker at a university last week and was hospitalised. Iqbal, known for his secular activism and science fiction writing, was stabbed in the back of his head by an assailant while speaking at a […]

Capital to witness 71st edition of Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival

New Delhi, March 5 : A music festival that is almost as old as Independent India is all set to return to the national capital for its 71st edition. Several young as well as veteran musicians will be playing side-by-side to make it a memorable experience for the visitors. It’s that time of the year […]

Pitt hangs out with Sean Penn, Cooper

Los Angeles, March 4 : Brad Pitt stepped out for a dinner date with famous friends, including fellow actors Sean Penn and Bradley Cooper. Pitt was sharply dressed in forest green trousers, a navy coat and scarf with a black newsboy cap for the outing in California on Friday night, reports etonline.com. In his coat […]

India, Vietnam to work for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific

New Delhi, March 3 : In what can be seen as a strong signal to China, India and Vietnam on Saturday agreed to work for an independent, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific region as the two sides signed three agreements, including one on enhancing bilateral economy and trade. “We will work together for an independent, open […]

In LA museum, see how Mughals inspired iconic 17th Century Dutch painter

Los Angeles, March 2 : A museum here is launching an exhibition “Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India” that reveals how the 17th Century Dutch painter was inspired by artists from a dramatically different culture in a country thousands of kilometres away. The March 13-June 24 exhibition of paintings by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn at […]

Lakhs of women take part in Attukal Pongala festival

Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 : Lakhs of women took part in the famed Attukal Pongala festival in Kerala on Friday. The event was listed in the Guinness World Records in 2009 for being the largest religious gathering of women on a single day. It marks the culmination of the 10-day-long annual festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy […]